College Park, Md.—Sixth-ranked and senior-laden Maryland (5-1) defeated UMBC (1-4), 15-6, in men’s lacrosse action at Byrd Stadium.
Sophomore attackman Scott Jones (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) scored UMBC’s first three goals to lead the visitors. Junior attackman Rob Grimm (Black River, N.Y.) contributed a goal and two assists and senior midfielder Jamie Kimbles(Centreville, Md./Queen Anne’s) added a pair of helpers.
Senior attackman Grant Catalino scored six goals for the Terrapins.
The Terrapins outshot UMBC, 12-3, in the first quarter and led, 4-0, after 15 minutes of action. The Retrievers got on the board as Jones took an inside feed from junior attackman Rob Grimm (Black River, N.Y.) and scored at the 12:43 mark of the second quarter. But Maryland scored three goals in a span of 1:16 and went on a 5-0 run before Jones put away a Zach Linkous (Jarrettsville, Md./St. Paul’s) feed with 33 second left in the half.
Maryland equalized that score on a Catalino goal with nine seconds remaining in the half and led, 10-2, at intermission. The Terrapins led, 14-2, after three quarters, but the Retrievers outscored the hosts, 4-1, in the final 15 minutes.
Sophomore netminder Adam Cohen (Arnold, Md./The Severn School) faced 37 Terrapins shots and made eight saves. UMBC attempted 20 shots in the contest.
The Retrievers return to UMBC Stadium for the first time in one month when they entertain Quinnipiac on Saturday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m.